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Sakyong meets Kalapa Council to plan 2020 Vision

Sakyong meets Kalapa Council to plan 2020 Vision

Kalapa Council with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche The Sakyong and Sakyong Wangmo met with the Kalapa Council over the course of three days at the end of January to contemplate the next steps that would move Shambhala forward in accomplishing the Sakyong’s 2020 Vision. During the three days, the ... continue
Posted February 10, 2012 by Richard_Reoch
Shambhala and Society Report

Shambhala and Society Report

Today we publish a new report, Shambhala and Society based on discussions at 69 Shambhala Centers and Groups around the world. The report covers kindness and unkindness in Shambhala, as well as what people are doing to bring Shambhala vision into the world around them. No ... continue
Posted February 7, 2012 by Richard_Reoch
Message from the Sakyong Wangmo in Nepal

Message from the Sakyong Wangmo in Nepal

Jetsun Drukmo: walking! photo courtesy of James Milani To the Shambhala Community, Greetings from a sunny but chilly Nepal. I want to let you know that Jetsun Drukmo is walking. When we arrived in Nepal two months ago she was crawling energetically and was beginning to take a few ... continue
Posted December 20, 2011 by
Shambhala's New Director of Communications

Shambhala’s New Director of Communications

Interview with Larry Barnett: New Director of Shambhala’s Communications Can you tell us what led up to the creation of this new position? People all over the mandala know we need a creative, coherent communications strategy. It is essential for accomplishing Shambhala vision. This is now one of ... continue
Posted November 14, 2011 by
With the Sakyong at the Kama Transmission

With the Sakyong at the Kama Transmission

Rigon Tashi Choling monastery, Pharping, Nepal by Nick Trautz, writing from Pharping, Nepal As a stream of Tibetan villagers, monastics, and lamas files through the front gate of Rigon Tashi Choling monastery each chilly morning here at the edge of the Kathmandu valley, it is clear that something ... continue
Posted November 11, 2011 by
Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche to receive the Nyingma Kama Empowerments

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche to receive the Nyingma Kama Empowerments

Lama dances during Gutor, photo courtesy of Walker Blaine by Walker Blaine His Eminence Namkha Drimed Rinpoche will bestow the Nyingma Kama upon the Kongma Sakyong, Jamgön Mipham Rinpoche this October 27th through November 27th at Rigön Tashi Choeling Monastery in Pharpeng, Nepal. The Nyingma Kama is a ... continue
Posted October 27, 2011 by
The Passing of the Sakyong Wangmo's Grandmother

The Passing of the Sakyong Wangmo’s Grandmother

The Sakyong Wangmo’s grandmother, Karmo, passed away early last month. Born in 1922 in Pemako, Tibet, she left home at the age of 13 in search of a spiritual master. She found her root teacher in His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche. Later, Karmo became the personal attendant ... continue
Posted October 12, 2011 by
First Birthday for Our Princess

First Birthday for Our Princess

The Sakyong and Sakyong Wangmo have selected these photos from Jetsun Drukmo’s first birthday party, held at the Kalapa Court last month, to share with the community. Family, friends, and those closely involved with the birth celebrated in the great room of the newly remodelled Halifax ... continue
Posted September 5, 2011 by
Jetsun Drukmo Celebrates First Birthday

Jetsun Drukmo Celebrates First Birthday

The Kalapa Court is delighted to announce the first birthday today of Jetsun Drukmo Yeshe Sarasvati Ziji Mukpo. Yesterday Jetsun Drukmo joined the Sakyong and Sakyong Wangmo and 900 students for the conclusion of the Being Brave, Transforming Our World Sangha Retreat in Halifax. The assembly welcomed ... continue
Posted August 11, 2011 by
Long Life Ceremony for Lady Konchok

Long Life Ceremony for Lady Konchok

Lady Konchok holds Jetsun Drukmo, who is now eight months old The Sakyong performed a Hayagriva Garuda Vajrapani abhisheka for Lady Konchok on Tuesday, April 12th. The ceremony was conducted in order to promote her long life and prevent obstacles. The Shambhala Times shares photos of the ... continue
Posted April 14, 2011 by
Prague Gathering Encourages Honest and Fearless Communication

Prague Gathering Encourages Honest and Fearless Communication

Shambhala Prague welcomed leaders from 24 centres and groups from 12 countries to this weekend’s latest Kalapa Governance Gathering. Ranging from the Ukraine and Poland through to Spain, Italy and the United Kingdom, the more than 60 participants joined the challenge of continuing to encourage more ... continue
Posted April 9, 2011 by

Practice for victims and survivors of Japanese earthquake

De la mort, la vie. Photo courtesy of Miriam Hall As the Japanese people undergo immense loss, grief and fear in the aftermath of the massive earthquake and tsunami, please hold all the victims and survivors in your hearts and practice. “The current situation of the earthquake, tsunami ... continue
Posted March 13, 2011 by
Outpouring of Generosity

Outpouring of Generosity

Traditional Losar Offering Our community was so generous on Shambhala Day that we exceeded the quarter of a million dollar target for gifts. With almost all centres and groups in North America reporting, one-time donations currently total $287,518. There was also was an increase in recurring monthly donations ... continue
Posted March 9, 2011 by
Making the Impossible Possible

Making the Impossible Possible

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche on Shambhala Day 2011 in Boulder. Photo courtesy of Marv Ross. “Ladies and Gentlemen, let’s make the impossible possible,” said the Sakyong, Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche, in his Shambhala Day address this weekend. “Enlightened Society seems like an impossible mission… What we are doing is ... continue
Posted March 8, 2011 by
The Sakyong in Deep Retreat

The Sakyong in Deep Retreat

The Sakyong has arrived in Pharping, Nepal for a period of strict retreat to conclude his year of retreat. He asked that the following update be shared with the community. It is followed by photos of the Sakyong on retreat in Nepal and the Sakyong on ... continue
Posted January 4, 2011 by

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